Skinnerhyus shermerorum Prothero and Pollen 2013 (peccary)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Tayassuidae

Alternative combination: Skynnerhyus shermerorum

Full reference: D. R. Prothero and A. Pollen. 2013. New Late Miocene Fossil Peccaries From California and Nebraska. Kirtlandia 58:42-53

Belongs to Skinnerhyus according to D. R. Prothero and A. Pollen 2013

See also Dutra et al. 2017

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: F:AM 113317, a skull. Its type locality is Machaerodus Quarry, which is in a Clarendonian terrestrial horizon in the Ash Hollow Formation of Nebraska.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (6: Nebraska collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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